Joyce Morgan

City-Owned Golf Course To Reopen Saturday

Apr 9, 2021
Blue Cypress Golf Course
Courtesy Blue Cypress Golf Course

The Arlington-area Blue Cypress Golf Course is reopening Saturday, April 10 after a year-long renovation. The upgrades consisted of resurfacing the tees, greens, fairways and driving range. The irrigation system has also been upgraded to help maintain the course.

a large, open main lobby at the Jacksonville City Hall with a top down view, a few people walking along the bottom floor.
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Beginning in early January, the Jacksonville City Council will begin holding “Safer Together” workshops, with the aim of the meetings to encourage residents to voice their concerns and ideas for creating a safer community.

Outside of City Hall, large building with steps leading to the entrance, a couple of palm trees out in the front
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The Jacksonville City Council’s Special Committee on Resiliency finalized legislation Friday that has been in the works since early this year to help mitigate the risks of sea level rise and flooding.

Joyce Morgan speaking outside of city hall at a podium with a line of other local leaders behind her.
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Jacksonville City Council members and local leaders joined together at the steps of City Hall Friday to condemn recent shootings that have taken place in the Arlington area.

Skyline view of the St. Johns River and Downtown Jax.
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Initially, Jacksonville city officials thought they received $159 million in Federal CARES Act funding. 

Dennis speaking with a mic in his hand in front of the doors of city hall, right in front of the doors are a bunch of elected officials, including city council people and state officials.
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A little over half the members of Jacksonville’s City Council, Duval Public Schools administration, and Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried took part in a solidarity walk beginning at City Hall on Sunday morning. 

Business Brief: City Fund Expected To Help Arlington Businesses Come Up To Code

Dec 13, 2019
Shopping center in Arlington with pawn shop in foreground
Jax Daily Record

Commercial property owners in Arlington are close to a deal with the city to reimburse all costs associated with compliance with recently adopted zoning rules.

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Calls have begun this week for a federal probe into potential procurement fraud at Jacksonville City Hall.

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Jacksonville City Councilwoman Joyce Morgan wants business owners to receive more information about properties before they enter into leases. She’s introduced legislation to require it.

Serena Summerfield / WJCT News

Updated 1/30/17 at 4:08 p.m.

An Arlington resident witnessed a speeding SUV plow into his neighbor’s yard a couple weeks ago. It slammed into the parked cars and missed the neighbor by a few feet.


Tim Pearson was outside when a black Tahoe hurled into his neighbor’s cars. He had come outside to see his neighbor walking around in the garden. Seconds later, there was a loud crashing sound.


The state’s Young Democrats will be making their way to downtown Jacksonville this weekend for their annual convention.

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Updated 5:42 p.m. on 01/29/16 

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry is changing the city’s employment policy to prohibit discrimination of any kind. In a memo to city employees Friday, the mayor said he’s aligning with federal hiring standards.